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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Authorl Stephen D. Hans For more than thirty years, a line was drawn that differentiated a franchiser and franchisee. The relationship between the two served each other well. Entrepreneurs looking ...
Septic Tank Pipe-Cover Crafts
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Many yards have ugly septic tank pipes sticking up out of the ground, but not all yards have ones that stand out in the open. In some cases, the septic pipes are hidden amongst trees, bushes or oth...
Are Your Dress Code and Grooming Policies Violating Discrimination Laws?
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
      Author: Stephen Hans Companies have the right to expect employees to be neat in appearance and follow a company dress code. Some companies require short hair for men and no one gives it a sec...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: FEB 2015
Feb 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
February 2015 Queens NY Market Update  Home sales continued to decrease in January, significantly below last year, however, inventory ticked up slightly. In response to the low inventory levels and...
Ruby Tuesday Is Accused of Gender Discrimination Involving Men
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans It is common for the media to report on cases of gender discrimination where females did not receive equal pay or the same promotional opportunities as men. In contrast to t...
Stronger Mind, Happier You
Feb 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy A lot of emphasis is put on the body when talking about working out—those washboard abs, defined calves, slimmed thighs--but sometimes we forget that the mind is part of the body, to...
Know and Follow the Regulations for Tip Pools
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans In the restaurant business and hospitality industry in general, employees who provide services, such as servers, hosting staff, bartenders and bus persons typically receive ...
Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Q...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 295 295 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 277 277 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...

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Private developer process at St. Albans VA Hospital canceled
Succumbing to the local veterans community and congressional pressure, the Veterans Administration (VA) cancelled the private developer process at the St. Albans Community Living Center last Thursd...
Jun 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girl Attacked in Flushing
8-year-old sexually assaulted
Jun 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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AT&T prez: merger will be seamless
Alleviates fears about pending buyout of T-Mobile
Jun 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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City sued to the tune of $500M per year
The city paid out less in fiscal year 2010, but taxpayers still footed the bill for over half-billion dollars in lost lawsuit against the City of New York. A report completed by Comptroller John Li...
Jun 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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For cancer survivors, life a cause for celebration
Annual NYHQ event honors those who beat the disease
Jun 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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NE Queens pols want to ban smoking & driving with young kids
A New York City politician wants to keep you from smoking in your vehicle, at least while your driving with your kids. Legislation proposed by Assemblyman David Weprin and sponsored by State Senato...
Jun 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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PS 116 gets a new playground
The students of P.S. 116 in Jamaica helped transform their school's once vacant 1.3-acre lot into an oasis full of fun and activities. The lot, unusually large for a New York City public school, wa...
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Seth Pinsky talks business at Queens College
New York City Economic Development Corporation president Seth Pinsky met with local business leaders in Queens last Friday, June 10, to discuss the future of New York City’s economy and how the NYC...
Jun 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flushing store owners mixed on English signage bill
Would require multi-lingual store sign changes
Jun 07, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Autism agency creates thrift store to raise funds for programs
It is an idea that is beneficial for all involved. Tender Care Human Services (TCHS), an autism agency based in Jamaica, has created a thrift store in efforts to keep their music and art therapy pr...
Jun 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honoring a 9/11 hero’s dream
Queens College graduating senior Anam Ahmed (left) greets the media with Talat Hamdani (center), mother of deceased 9/11 hero and Queens College alumnus Mohammed Salman (“Sal”) Hamdani, shortly aft...
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Point holds annual Memorial Day Parade
Scenes from the 2011 College Point Memorial Day Parade.
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scenes from the Little Neck/Douglaston Memorial Day Parade
The Little Neck/Douglaston Memorial Day Parade was held on Monday, May 30.
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A block of wood, a work of art
Diane Lieberman has always been creative. She weaves baskets, makes her own jewelry and has even created and painted the designs on a few stained glass windows in her Fresh Meadows home. But she do...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Four Queens fire companies on cut list
Four of the 20 fire companies the city could close to save $55 million are located in Queens, and borough lawmakers aren’t happy about it. Engine Co. 294 in Woodhaven, Engine co. 306 in Bayside, En...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane casts his vote during the national election in Magkhoakhoeng villageThe final results of Lesotho's general elections revealed no outright winner as the ruling party narrowly edged out its nearest rivals, data on the website of country's electoral commission showed on Wednesday. Incumbent prime minister Thomas Thabane's All Basotho Congress party won 40 constituencies in the weekend poll, just three more than the Democratic Congress (DC) as the close race tested the durability of a South Africa-brokered truce following an attempted coup by the army last August. The poll on Saturday was brought forward by nearly two years after Thabane briefly fled to South Africa in August when soldiers occupied police headquarters and encircled his palace. The attempted coup triggered concerns of political violence, leading to a Southern African Development Community intervention headed by South Africa's deputy president.


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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2008, file photo, Conrad Hilton, left, Kathy Hilton, center, and Rick Hilton arrive at the launch party of new MTV series "Paris Hilton's My New BFF" in Los Angeles. Federal prosecutors in Los Angeles say Paris Hilton's brother Conrad has agreed to plead guilty to assaulting flight attendants on a trip from London last year. The U.S. attorney's office says Hilton signed the agreement Tuesday, March 3, 2015. He's set to appear in court Thursday but will officially plead guilty to the misdemeanor later. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paris Hilton's youngest brother, Conrad, agreed to plead guilty to assaulting flight attendants on a trip from London to Los Angeles last year during which authorities say he called other passengers "peasants" and threatened to kill crew members.


2015-03-04 03:20:57 -0500
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A billionaire investor in a Silicon Valley venture capital firm is set to testify for a second day in a high-profile sex discrimination lawsuit that has accused the firm of being an all-boys club where women were denied chances to advance and treated as second-class citizens.
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